Posted on :
23 Jun, 2014
23 Jun, 2014
What are the requirements for a candidate to qualify for the programme?
In 2013 in total, 43 candidates were placed on the BA SA programme.
Potential candidates for the programme must meet the following basic entrance criteria:
(1)Be motivated to pursue a career in the area of the programme (ie Business or Systems Analysis) AND
(2)Be a South African citizen AND
(3)Be aged between 21 and 35 years as at the programme start date AND
(4)Should either be unemployed or not employed in their preferred career, preference will be given to none IT graduates (In the case of the BA SA programme: Information Systems, Computer Science and Engineering graduates should preferably have been either unemployed or employed in an area outside of their chosen career, for at least 6 months (This is because the programme’s key objective is to fast-track non-IT graduates into IT careers due to the shortage of graduate level IT skills.) AND
(5)Must have any (completed) graduate degree for which they attained at least 60% grade point average (GPA) OR have consistently achieved 60% for at least the last 2 years of the degree (Disabled candidates will be evaluated on a case by case basis.) AND
(6)Must not have been employed on any other internship programme within the past 2 years (excluding internship undertaken in the normal course of their degree) AND
(7)Must meet the BEE and other recruitment requirements, and pass the relevant recruitment tests, of the host companies (as defined by the host companies) and the relevant SETA of the host company AND
(8)Be resident in Cape Town for the full duration of the programme (estimated to be from 1 January 2013 for the BA SA programme, until 31 December 2013) OR be willing to travel to Cape Town to attend the UCT Training Modules
Candidates must also meet the following criteria:
Please click the link below to complete the application form if you are interested in applying for a training and internship and/or work placement programme coordinated by TheCITi, through its CapaCITi Programme.